The Cron Job/Crontab
To have your task run at this frequency, use the following cron:
* 10-13 * * *
This cron command translates to the following (in Human-Readable format):
“Every minute between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm.”
What is a Cron Job & Crontab?
A crontab is a file that contains a list of commands that are to be executed at specified times. The commands in the crontab are executed by the cron daemon.
Every cron job uses five fields. Here is an explanation of what each field does in this cron, which runs “every minute between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm“:
FUN FACT: Cron jobs can be set up to run at specific times, or they can be configured to run periodically (e.g., every hour)..
You might want to set up a crontab or cron job to run every minute between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm for several reasons, including:
- updating a software application
- sending out an email blast
- running a report
Similar Cron Jobs
You might also want to run a crontab:
- every 16 minutes
- every 7 minutes
- every 2 minutes
- every 3 minutes
- every minute
- every 18 minutes
- every minute between 3:00 am and 6:00 am
- every minute between 12:00 pm and 10:00 pm
- every minute between 11:00 am and 9:00 pm
FUN FACT: Cron jobs are stored in a file called “crontab”, which is short for “cron table”..
In this article, you learned how to set up a cron job that runs every minute between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Please share this page with friends and colleagues if you find it useful.
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If you are looking for cron jobs that run at certain minutes, hours, days, weekdays, or months, or if you are looking for miscellaneous cron jobs, then check out our relevant sections, or visit our crontab cheat sheet for a list of hundreds of popular cron jobs.